World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Lawrence Bergman

Lawrence Bergman
Quebec Liberal MNA for D'Arcy McGee, Lawrence Bergman
MNA for D'Arcy-McGee
In office
September 12, 1994 – April 23, 2014
Preceded by Robert Libman
Succeeded by David Birnbaum
Personal details
Born (1940-12-06) December 6, 1940
Montreal, Quebec
Political party Quebec Liberal Party
Cabinet President of the Cabinet Caucus (former)

Lawrence S. Bergman (born December 6, 1940 in Montreal, Quebec) is a politician in Quebec, Canada. He was the Member of National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of D'Arcy-McGee in Montreal's West end and Chairperson of the Government Caucus in the parliamentary office of Quebec.

He received a Université de Montréal. He became a notary in 1965. He was a practicing notary until his nomination as Minister of Revenue by Jean Charest in 2003.

He was also a member of the disciplinary committee of the Chambre des notaires du Quebec. He also received several honors for his service among the Jewish Community while he was a council member of the Montreal Jewish Community, an honorary president of the Montreal's Jewish community centres and the director of Magen David Adom for Israel.

In the 1994 election, he was elected for the first time, winning 65.37% of the valid ballots against the incumbent Robert Libman, as a Liberal Member of the National Assembly of Quebec (MNA) for the Montreal riding of the D'Arcy-McGee, the only riding in Quebec with a Jewish majority and a safe Liberal riding. This riding has elected a Jewish MNA in every election since its creation in 1965. He was re-elected in the 1998 (winning 90.61% of the valid ballots) and 2003 elections (winning 91.29% of the valid ballots). In 2003, he was appointed Minister of Revenue. He was re-elected for a fourth term in

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.